The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 70 82 79
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 5 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.67% 0.46% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 2.31% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 4
Average salary £58,500 £65,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £49,250 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
MPLS
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
120 173 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 16.06% 19.77% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 101 130 99
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

MPLS
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the South Yorkshire region.

MPLS Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

MPLS
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

MPLS
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MPLS within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +9 4 £57,000 -12.30%
MPLS
Yorkshire

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (60.00%) OSPF
3 6 (60.00%) BGP
3 6 (60.00%) EIGRP
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) SAN
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) RIP
5 4 (40.00%) Juniper
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) CCNA
5 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (30.00%) Presales
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (30.00%) Junos
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (30.00%) VPN
6 3 (30.00%) HP
6 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 3 (30.00%) LAN
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing MPLS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MPLS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) BGP
1 6 (60.00%) EIGRP
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
1 6 (60.00%) OSPF
2 5 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (40.00%) RIP
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (30.00%) Junos
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) IPsec
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
5 2 (20.00%) VLAN
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
6 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Informix
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Architect
2 3 (30.00%) SAN Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) CLARiiON
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (20.00%) IBM XIV
2 2 (20.00%) Symmetrix
3 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Presales
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) CCDA
3 2 (20.00%) CCIE
3 2 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (10.00%) CCDE
4 1 (10.00%) CCDP
4 1 (10.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) EMC
5 2 (20.00%) F5
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) Veritas